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July 9, 2020
Al Fresco Wedding at Folktale Winery

7 Myths about planning a wedding

 7 Myths about Wedding Planning Okay I am going to say it – The entire wedding industry is surrounded by myths, half truths, and misconceptions. Yes, […]
June 24, 2020
escort cards on a round table with large floral arrangement

My Top 3 Escort Card Displays from 2019

I absolutely love escort card displays, its a great opportunity to do something fun, memorable and a chance to really give guests a taste of your […]
June 16, 2020
sunset colored boho style bouquet

Elopements, Micro Weddings, and Intimate Weddings – What is the difference?

With the threat of  COVID-19 present in everyone’s lives,  there has understandably been a lot of talk about SMALL Weddings. While small weddings have always been […]
June 1, 2020
Bride and Bridesmaids holding bouquets at Carmel Mission Ranch

Beautiful Hanging Florals for a Wedding

A beautiful barn wedding at the Carmel Mission Inn I started working with this couple about 10 months in advance of their wedding. They had most […]
May 7, 2020

Motherhood and Business

In honor of Mother’s Day, I am taking a break from my typical wedding and event-related blogs to talk about something that is so important to […]
April 8, 2020
Couple standing in front of wedding guests with arms around each other giving a short toast.

Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Toasts

Wedding Toasts Dos and Don’ts! I have seen a lot of different wedding toasts, some are good, some are bad, some bring me to tears, others […]
April 3, 2020
Kaitlin Ford lead planner of pocketful of plans working at a brightly lit desk on a computer

Embracing Uncertainty and Wedding Planning during COVID-19

I think we all know that the global pandemic is unprecedented, it’s scary and it’s uncertain. As a wedding planner I like having plans, back up […]
March 17, 2020

How to plan a wedding like a Pro – Part One!

First things first: congrats on your engagement! You are about to embark on an incredible journey. While planning a wedding has its share of ups and […]
February 26, 2020

Day-of Coordination does not exist!

To me, the most worrying trend in modern wedding planning is the confusion “day of coordination” services. Day of services have become quite popular, and at […]
February 13, 2020

Should I take Engagement Photos?

Should I book an engagement session? The answer is, most definitely, Yes. In fact, I recommend all couples explore the idea of doing an engagement photo […]
December 30, 2019

2019 A Year in Review!

Holy Crap, it’s the end of a decade. That came and went fast, at least for me. Did it for you? In the last decade I […]
November 21, 2019

Modern Indian wedding in Monterey

Every couple wants a unique, memorable wedding. No one wants boring and vanilla! However, it can be difficult to break from convention when planning a wedding, […]